Ruan is the Head of Performance at the Premier League Soccer team, Stellenbosch Football Club (SFC). Having obtained a post-graduate degree in Biokinetics through the University of Cape Town(UCT), he went on to complete his Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (NSCA) certificate and master’s degree in Exercise...

Andy is a registered dietitian living and working in Johannesburg. She has always been passionate about the scientific side of nutrition as well as helping people implement sustainable changes in their lifestyle. Her need to learn more and know more pushed her to start her Master’s degree. In 2018, she completed her...

Ghafoer is currently the Head strength and conditioning coach for the SA 7s Team. Previous teams he’s been involved with are The Vodacom Bulls (Super rugby 2017/2018), 2010 Varsity Cup Champs Tuks as well as  SWD Eagles. He worked closely with John Mitchell and Pote Human at his time with the Bulls, gaining valuable...

It’s always encouraging to see ex-players getting involved in the Strength & Conditioning industry. Beside having paid their due’s on the field and gym, they have learned their trade through experience first and science later. Andre Smith is one such trainer having experienced both sides of the fence. He played some...

Stephan du Toit needs no introduction to the rugby S&C community. But for those who don’t know him, he is the longest standing S&C coach in South African Super rugby with almost a decade of experience of training some of this country elite rugby players competing at the highest levels. I have known Steph for several...

Today we have our first interview with an S&C coach in the South African rugby industry. Ryno Rust is currently the head of S&C at Paarl Boys High, a school who had an immense run of form over the last couple year. Besides being ranked the number one schools team in SA for the last two years, they have been undefeated...